Europe's most desired football trophy visits Vienna
- Starting from Thursday, the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour presented by UniCredit is stopping by Vienna with a special exhibition
- Before this, from Tuesday, the trophy will be displayed on a special balcony bus at Vienna's Western railway station, on the Ringstraße and at the Shopping City Süd
Europe's most iconic football trophy, the UEFA Champions League Trophy, is coming to Vienna again after four years. Starting from Thursday, the "UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour presented by UniCredit" will be visiting Am Hof in downtown Vienna.
Prior to this, keen football fans have a chance to see the trophy desired by all professional footballers starting from Tuesday, 30 September: from 11:45 to 13:45, the trophy will be on display on a special tour bus at Vienna's Western railway station. On Wednesday, from 11:00 to 13:00, it will be shown at Vienna's Western railway station, from 14:00 to 16:00 on a special bus tour on the Ringstraße and between 16:30 and 19:00 at Entrance 5 at the Shopping City Süd in Vösendorf. A total of 18 "tickets" for the special bus tour on Vienna's Ringstraße has been raffled online via facebook.
The UEFA Champions League Trophy is transported with a specially adapted balcony bus. Designed in the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour look, the bus has an open roof, guaranteeing the trophy a prominent display. This means that pedestrians who happen to see the bus can also get their own snapshot of the UEFA Champions League Trophy.
Opening hours of the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour 2014
(Exhibition Am Hof, 1010 Vienna)
Thursday, 2 October from 14:00 to 18:00 Public opening hours
14:00 Official opening ceremony
from 14:00 to 15:00 Autograph session with Mark van Bommel and Michael Konsel
Friday, 3 October from 11:00 to 18:00 Public opening hours
13:00 to 14:00 Autograph session with Manuel Ortlechner, Roman Kienast and James Holland (FK Austria Wien)
Saturday, 4 October from 11:00 to 24:00 Public opening hours
17:30 to 18:00 Winner’s Award Ceremony for the Caritas Käfig League with Michael Konsel
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